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What you eat can help you stay healthy and strong at any age. See what you know about aging, diet and health with this short quiz.
The correct answer is B. false
Our bodies often become less tolerant of certain foods as we age.
A. whole grains and fiber
B. avocados, apples and artichokes
C. spinach, white beans, salmon and sardines
D. olive oil and other healthy fats
The correct answer is C. spinach, white beans, salmon and sardines
Spinach, white beans, salmon and sardines all contain good amounts of calcium.
A. a high protein, low carbohydrate diet
B. a balanced diet, such as the Mediterranean diet
C. a very low-calorie diet
D. a high carbohydrate, low fat diet
The correct answer is B. a balanced diet, such as the Mediterranean diet
To achieve and maintain a healthy weight, practice moderation and enjoy all categories of foods. Make sure the largest serving on your plate is a vegetable, followed by whole grains and protein.
A. absorb vitamins and minerals
B. build muscle mass
C. stock up on vitamin C
The correct answer is A. absorb vitamins and minerals
Foods such as nuts and fatty fish are rich in good monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats and can help your body take in key nutrients.
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